Police at Marianhill received information from the community that a group who were involved in criminality in the area, were living in a house in Luganda.
The information also revealed that the men were in possession of firearms. At 03:00 this morning, police officers from Marianhill approached the house and requested entry from the suspects.
The occupants of the home opened fire at the police officers through the windows and there was an exchange of gunfire. Both suspects who are in their twenties, and were in the house were fatally wounded in the shootout. Two 9mm pistols were found in the suspect’s possession.
Police at Marianhill are investigating charges of attempted murder, and unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition as well as an inquest.